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The 2020 decennial census was problematic from the beginning and could lead North Carolina down a rabbit-trail of problems.
The 2020 decennial census was problematic from the beginning and could lead North Carolina down a rabbit-trail of problems.
 
It didn’t take long after former Governor Pat McCrory announced his candidacy for the US Senate that Democrats and like-minded columnists started calling him a “failed politician” who “doesn’t stand for anything.”
It didn’t take long after former Governor Pat McCrory announced his candidacy for the US Senate that Democrats and like-minded columnists started calling him a “failed politician” who “doesn’t stand for anything.”
 
Here are good reasons North Carolina should do the same.
 
Let’s applaud Governor Roy Cooper for recognizing that North Carolina’s public infrastructure is inadequate.
Let’s applaud Governor Roy Cooper for recognizing that North Carolina’s public infrastructure is inadequate.
 
North Carolina is poised to make great gains as we recover from the pandemic.
 
Be there anyone among us who leads or has led such a pure and exemplary life that he or she should be honored with their name on a building at our flagship university?
Be there anyone among us who leads or has led such a pure and exemplary life that he or she should be honored with their name on a building at our flagship university?
 
In a recent interview with her on PBS NC we talked about the numbers who had received the COVID vaccine and I asked when we might reach “herd immunity.”
In a recent interview with her on PBS NC we talked about the numbers who had received the COVID vaccine and I asked when we might reach “herd immunity.”
 
Congressmen rank at the very bottom of people considered trustworthy and ethical, tied with car salesmen at 8 percent.
Congressmen rank at the very bottom of people considered trustworthy and ethical, tied with car salesmen at 8 percent.
 
Something exciting has happened in North Carolina and we’re not talking about March Madness.
Something exciting has happened in North Carolina and we’re not talking about March Madness.
 
In a few days members of the North Carolina House and Senate will respectively name new members to the UNC Board of Governors (BOG).
In a few days members of the North Carolina House and Senate will respectively name new members to the UNC Board of Governors (BOG).
 
As a small business owner for most of my life I traditionally opposed raising the minimum wage on the grounds that it would trigger cost increases across the board for everything. Now I’m changing my thinking for several reasons.
As a small business owner for most of my life I traditionally opposed raising the minimum wage on the grounds that it would trigger cost increases across the board for everything. Now I’m changing my thinking for several reasons.
 
Our legislators were correct in forcing the issue to reopen our schools.
Our legislators were correct in forcing the issue to reopen our schools.
 
In baseball, three strikes and you’re out. In today’s politics, it’s one strike and you’re out.
In baseball, three strikes and you’re out. In today’s politics, it’s one strike and you’re out.
 
Am I alone or did it strike you as ironic that our State Board of Education met during Black History Month to determine how to characterize slavery and racism in social studies classes?
Am I alone or did it strike you as ironic that our State Board of Education met during Black History Month to determine how to characterize slavery and racism in social studies classes?
 
A recent study published by The Kaiser Family Foundation found that 53% of adults in the United States say their mental health has been negatively impacted due to worry and stress over the coronavirus.
A recent study published by The Kaiser Family Foundation found that 53% of adults in the United States say their mental health has been negatively impacted due to worry and stress over the coronavirus.
 
Nobody runs for Governor hoping he or she will be confronted with a major disaster while in office. At least we hope not.
Nobody runs for Governor hoping he or she will be confronted with a major disaster while in office. At least we hope not.
 
The great gift this Christmas was that help was on the way. The vaccine was a welcome gift 10 months into the pandemic. It is no exaggeration that North Carolina’s vaccination rollout started poorly.
The great gift this Christmas was that help was on the way. The vaccine was a welcome gift 10 months into the pandemic. It is no exaggeration that North Carolina’s vaccination rollout started poorly.
 
More and more school districts are making decisions not to return students to in-class instruction until early spring
More and more school districts are making decisions not to return students to in-class instruction until early spring
 
After the events of the past year, the last six months — especially last week — how is your spirit?
After the events of the past year, the last six months — especially last week — how is your spirit?
 
Without consulting “the Google” or any other resource answer these questions. What are the three branches of government?
Without consulting “the Google” or any other resource answer these questions. What are the three branches of government?
 
When the last of the three waves of the 1918 Spanish Flu subsided in 1920, America began an incomparable period of economic growth, good times and opportunity called “The Roaring Twenties.”
When the last of the three waves of the 1918 Spanish Flu subsided in 1920, America began an incomparable period of economic growth, good times and opportunity called “The Roaring Twenties.”
 
As we popped the cork to toast the new decade, we anticipated that 2020 would be an exciting year, filled with interesting developments — some good and perhaps even rambunctious. Nobody could have predicted the four crises we would face.
As we popped the cork to toast the new decade, we anticipated that 2020 would be an exciting year, filled with interesting developments — some good and perhaps even rambunctious. Nobody could have predicted the four crises we would face.
 
May I tell you a bit about the pioneering Campbells of eastern North Carolina?
May I tell you a bit about the pioneering Campbells of eastern North Carolina?
 
Here’s a question for North Carolina’s leaders: If what our state is experiencing right now isn’t a “Rainy Day,” pray tell what is?
Here’s a question for North Carolina’s leaders: If what our state is experiencing right now isn’t a “Rainy Day,” pray tell what is?
 
Make no mistake. Governor Roy Cooper fired a shot across the bow regarding the coronavirus.
Make no mistake. Governor Roy Cooper fired a shot across the bow regarding the coronavirus.
 
30 days out from North Carolina’s 2020 elections we now have greater perspective on what happened.
30 days out from North Carolina’s 2020 elections we now have greater perspective on what happened.
 
North Carolina has experienced just about everything imaginable this year, so with one month to go let’s look at what to expect.
North Carolina has experienced just about everything imaginable this year, so with one month to go let’s look at what to expect.
 
If we follow the advice given by medical experts, we will neither gather for the service nor for the traditional Thanksgiving feast.
If we follow the advice given by medical experts, we will neither gather for the service nor for the traditional Thanksgiving feast.
 
Let’s settle once and for all if there is bias in the media? YES!
Let’s settle once and for all if there is bias in the media? YES!
 
North Carolina drivers appear to want to make up for lost mileage as they pour onto our city streets and interstates.
North Carolina drivers appear to want to make up for lost mileage as they pour onto our city streets and interstates.
 
For the past 22+ years I have tried to be Switzerland (neutral) in producing and moderating a statewide TV talk show, as well as writing newspaper columns. My conscience won’t let me do it anymore.
For the past 22+ years I have tried to be Switzerland (neutral) in producing and moderating a statewide TV talk show, as well as writing newspaper columns. My conscience won’t let me do it anymore.
 
I’m thinking of ordering a bumper sticker that says, “I survived the 2020 election.”
I’m thinking of ordering a bumper sticker that says, “I survived the 2020 election.”
 
In the “Roaring Twenties” times were good for many and there was optimism for the future.
In the “Roaring Twenties” times were good for many and there was optimism for the future.
 
Perhaps the most overlooked elections, ranking just slightly ahead of Soil and Water Conversation District Commissioners, are those of judges.
Perhaps the most overlooked elections, ranking just slightly ahead of Soil and Water Conversation District Commissioners, are those of judges.
 
If you long for January, when things were “normal,” you are not alone.
 
Politics is hyper partisan. Government is dysfunctional. People have lost faith that elected officials work for the common good.
Politics is hyper partisan. Government is dysfunctional. People have lost faith that elected officials work for the common good.
 
Sure as autumn leaves turn color and fall is the inevitable political debate season now upon us.
Sure as autumn leaves turn color and fall is the inevitable political debate season now upon us.
 
North Carolina is facing an education crisis.
 
One of the more flattering (and humbling) aspects of being a columnist is that readers will respond to you, often with thought provoking comments.
One of the more flattering (and humbling) aspects of being a columnist is that readers will respond to you, often with thought provoking comments.
 
North Carolina and our nation have a crisis more critical than the pandemic.
North Carolina and our nation have a crisis more critical than the pandemic.
 
The 2020 election will be the strangest in our lifetimes.
 
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